GRUB problems

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Mon Mar 7 13:55:34 PST 2011

JAMC60 wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm trying to install lfs-6.8 via ssh in a somehow old PC. 
> All seems to be ok but the last step: Using grub to set up the boot process
> The output of is:
> (fd0)    /dev/fd0
> (hd0)    /dev/hda
> So, the next step is:
> grub-install /dev/hda

No, the next step is grub-install --grub-setup=/bin/true /dev/hda

This copies the files to /boot, but does not update the MBR.  Later, 
after testing (8.4.3), you update the MBR in section 8.4.4.

   -- Bruce

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